self-criticism


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self-crit·i·cal

(sĕlf′krĭt′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Critical of oneself and one's faults and weaknesses: "In my experience, no species of performing artist is as self-critical as a dancer" (Susan Sontag).

self′-crit′i·cal·ly adv.
self′-crit′i·cism n.

self-criticism

n
unfavourable or severe judgement of oneself, one's abilities, one's actions, etc

self-criticism

the action of finding one’s own faults and shortcomings. — self-critical, adj.
See also: Criticism
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-criticism - criticism of yourself
criticism, critique - a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"
Translations

self-criticism

[ˌselfˈkrɪtɪsɪzəm] Nautocrítica f
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